Conferences & Event Hire


The Active Conference Centre at Thornbury

If you are planning on running a conference, exhibition or event on a grand scale, then our dedicated Active Conference Centre could be the solution.

We offer:

  • The largest flexible space in the region
  • Capacity for up to 1,800 people
  • 2 large exhibition halls and 1 large suite (with a further large Sports Hall available for hire)
  • 1,771 square metres of self-contained exhibition space
  • Your own private main entrance and lobby
  • Up to 800 free car parking spaces
  • Loading/unloading bays for Lorries with vehicle access into the Main Exhibition Halls (ideal for Car Clinics)
  • Wi-Fi and Meeting Room Equipment
  • We can arrange for the rental of any additional equipment or seating that you may require

On-time, stress-free catering

Our venue has its own dedicated, bright and modern café offering a broad range of choices.

Let us take the stress of the catering so you can focus on running your conference, event or meeting.

We have catering options to suit every budget, offering a range of freshly made, food and drink options to help keep your guests energised.

Our menus are seasonal and can be adapted to meet the needs of your meeting/event.

The perfect venue for a productive conference or an unforgettable event.

Working together we can create a bespoke package, tailored to meet your requirements. Whilst on the day, our experienced Conference Team will ensure your event runs smoothly.

For further information or to discuss your vision please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page or call Lorraine Andrews on 01454 279944 (Extension 4002).

Bespoke packages

Just tell us your requirements and our experienced team will work with you to create a bespoke package. Here are few examples of some of the types of events and businesses who have used our services:

• Carphone Warehouse National Event
• Avon & Somerset Police Conference
• ACCA Exams
• Model Railway Exhibition

• Martial Arts and Boxing Events
• Bird, Cat and Dog Shows
• Dancing Competitions
• Disabled Living Exhibition

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